Religious

St. Paul Lutheran Church holds Vacation Bible School

This week, Aug. 8 to 12 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church in Byram is holding its annual Vacation Bible School with 40 campers and over 30 volunteers. Throughout the week, children from pre-school through sixth grade will participate in arts and crafts, Bible verse memory challenges, storytelling and skits, and recreational games all centered around the “Barnyard Roundup” theme. read more...

Round Hill to kick off summer concert series

Graham Clarke will kick off the “On the Lawn” summer concert series at Round Hill Community Church on Sunday, June 26 at 4 p.m. Graham and his friends, Delores, Cinnamon and Bluebell, will entertain children and grownups with their unique blend of music, stories, humor and games. Food trucks will be on campus and begin serving at 3 p.m. The concert starts at 4 p.m. read more...

New Prayer Box Ministry at First UMC

First UMC Greenwich has recently launched a new Prayer Box Ministry for the collection of the prayers of the community. All are welcome, regardless of religious or church affiliation, to place their prayer requests in the Prayer Box located on the front lawn of the church. Prayer Boxes are also located at various locations around town. Prayer requests will be lifted up on Sunday mornings during 10:30 a.m. Worship, as well as at a 7 p.m. Prayer Service on the third Wednesday of each month. read more...

First Congregational to hold ‘Night of Storytelling’

On Wednesday, June 22 at 6 p.m. the First Congregational Church of Greenwich invites the community to a “Night of Storytelling… on the lawn.” This special evening is an event for all ages. Folks are welcome to bring picnic dinners and an appetite for some wonderful storytelling by Val Tutson, a nationally acclaimed storyteller from Providence, R.I. The church will provide beverages and all the ingredients to make-your-own sundaes. The storytelling will take place in the church. read more...

Chabad celebrates Lag B’Omer

During Memorial Day weekend, Jews around the world celebrated what has become known as a “Jewish Memorial Day” or Lag B’Omer. Jews count down the Omer this period marks a semi-mourning period but the day of Lag B’Omer restrictions seize and Jews celebrate the day with outdoor barb-a-ques, bonfires, kite flying, using bows and arrows and relaxing in the spirit of Jewish Unity. read more...